Item #41644 The Fire-Backed Pheasant of Java. INDONESIA - JAVA - PHEASANT.

The Fire-Backed Pheasant of Java.

Edwards, S. (illus). w. Skelton (engraver).
London. George Nicol. 1796.
Copperplate engraving, plate mark 12 x 9 1/2 inches on sheet 22 1/2 X 16 inches. Toning to paper edges, very good condition. Finely engraved image of a pheasant with a landscape background. Published in the account of the 1st Earl Macartney's embassy to China (1792-1794), An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, written by George Staunton. The voyage was made by way of the Dutch East Indies. Item #41644

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